12 Sep 2010

The child must control the knowledge


...and that may include the right to ignore anything that does not make sense, and anything which does not fit into the pattern of learning set in motion by the child.

I agree, of course. It is educationally very worthy. I take it that also includes the instruction, You can have two cakes each. Two cakes. That is two cakes. Two cakes. Squirrel, stop ignoring me. I said two. Two. Two. Two. No. I did not just say you could have six.